Gingerbread Fudge

Gingerbread Fudge has all the flavor of your favorite cookies, with none of the hard work doing cookie cut outs. It’s the perfect holiday gift too!

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Gingerbread Fudge has all the flavor of your favorite cookies, with none of the hard work doing cookie cut outs. It’s the perfect holiday gift too!

Thanksgiving is over, which means, BRING ON ALL THE HOLIDAY TREATS.

Am I right?

Let’s start with this Gingerbread Fudge. You guys, I went over several ideas on how to adapt my favorite fudge recipes to achieve the delicious molasses and ginger flavor in this fudge. I even thought about tossing in some chopped up gingersnaps…but my very first attempt at this fudge resulted in the exact flavor I was hoping to create!

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a huge fan of Gingerbread cookies. I love gingersnaps (FROZEN), but cutting out gingerbread cookies has never been my niche. I would much rather bake up my favorite Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie cutouts…and add serious amounts of frosting to them!

Gingerbread Fudge has all the flavor of your favorite cookies, with none of the hard work doing cookie cut outs. It’s the perfect holiday gift too!

As for Gingerbread houses? I buy the kits. I know. Lame, right? But c’mon, I’m busy baking food we are actually going to eat…I don’t have time to bake for crafts too!

Today’s fudge recipe is perfect. You can make it a week or two in advance, and it will stay fresh. My recommendation would be to line your baking dish with parchment paper. After you refrigerate the fudge, and it firms up nicely, take the whole solid piece of fudge and slide it into a gallon sized ziploc bag. Without cutting it into pieces. Fudge will stay fresher if it’s NOT cut. When you go to a fudge shop…you’ll notice they always cut it off the block? This is one of the reasons why!

I love making up big plates of fudge for family and friends. Create several flavors (I have so many to choose from here), and buy some of those cute holiday plates. As you have guests over, or if you are invited somewhere, cut up some of your fudge and bring it along! Everyone makes cookies this time of year…do something different!

If you love today’s fudge recipe, be sure to check out my other candy treats! Stop on over at Food Fanatic to print today’s Gingerbread Fudge recipe!

Gingerbread Fudge has all the flavor of your favorite cookies, with none of the hard work doing cookie cut outs. It’s the perfect holiday gift too!

Gingerbread Fudge has all the flavor of your favorite cookies, with none of the hard work doing cookie cut outs. It’s the perfect holiday gift too!

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13 comments on “Gingerbread Fudge”

  1. Sipping on my gingerbread Nespresso coffee as we speak and this fudge looks like it would be the best companion EVER!!

  2. I am SO ready for all things gingerbread and peppermint! holiday baking is the BEST

  3. pamela

    where do I find those gingerbread sprinkles at

  4. pamela

    hi I also wanted to ask can I use marshmellows or do have to use marshmellow cream cause I have two bags of marshmellows

  5. What a great flavor for fudge! I need to add this to my candy list!

  6. Sarah

    Do you have a marshmallow substitute recipe to recommend? Living overseas we can’t always find pre-packed American foods… 
    thanks!

  7. Very delicious dish. But not all ingredients are available in our locality. Can you recommend any alternative of marshmallow cream?

  8. Amy

    Everyone really enjoyed this fudge. I was curious, though, why many of your other fudge recipes call for 4 minutes on the boil and this for 5.

  9. Twila

    I’m wondering if I can substitute Biscoff spread for the marshmallow cream. Would you recommend this?

  10. Jessica

    This fudge was delicious. I made it for my holiday cookie trays, and it was well-received by everyone even though  I inadvertently doubled all the spices (mistakenly grabbed my 1/2 tsp measuring spoon thinking it was my 1/4 tsp spoon. Oops.)

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